Monday, January 30, 2017

2017 CRYSTAL BOOTS AWARDS

Award
Winner
Dedicated Dance Artist
Richard Palmer
Outstanding Achievement
Dave Baycroft
Dedicated Dance DJ
Gary Lafferty
Female Dance Personality
Ria Vos
Male Dance Personality
Rob Fowler
International Choreographer
Gary O`Reilly
Outstanding Achievement
Rachael McEnaney-White
UK Choreographer
Darren Bailey
International Instructor
Gary O`Reilly
UK Instructor
Fred Whitehouse
Hall Of Fame
Darren Bailey
Wild Card Dance
The Queen by Gaetan Bachellerie, Guillaume Richard & Remi Lemaire
Absolute Beginner Dance
The Galway Gathering by Gary O`Reilly & Maggie Gallagher
Beginner Dance
Ticket To The Blues by Niels Poulsen
Improver Dance
So Just Dance Dance Dance! by Jose Miguel Belloque Vane & Guillaume Richard
Intermediate Dance
Ain`t Misbehavin` by Guyton Mundy, Jo Thompson-Szymanski & Amy Glass
Advanced Dance
From The Ground Up by Rachael McEnaney-White & Rob Fowler
Dance Of The Year
Ain`t Misbehavin` by Guyton Mundy, Jo Thompson-Szymanski & Amy Glass

Friday, January 27, 2017

Thursday, January 26, 2017

Wednesday, January 25, 2017

Thursday, January 19, 2017

Saturday, January 14, 2017

Friday, January 13, 2017

Tuesday, January 10, 2017

Saturday, January 07, 2017

GONG JI BA ZHAI bm leong 公雞八宅

GONG JI BA ZHAI 公雞八宅

Choreographer: BM Leong ( January 2017 )
Phrased, 4 walls, low intermediate line dance
Sequence of dance: AAAB/AAAB/AAAB
Song used: Gong Ji Ba Zhai sung by Amoi-Amoi  公雞八宅
Intro: 32 counts

SECTION A
S1 –  FORWARD-CROSS-BACK-SIDE X 2
1-2       Step R forward, cross L over R
3-4       Step R back, step L to left side
5-6       Step R forward, cross L over R
7-8       Step R back, step L to left side

S2 – 1/4 TURN RIGHT WALK FORWARD RLR, TOUCH L TOGETHER
        1/2 TURN LEFT WALK FORWARD LRL, TOUCH R TOGETHER
1-4       Turning 1/4 right, walk forward on RLR, touch L together
5-7       Turning 1/2 left, walk forward on LRL, touch R together
            ( For 3rd, 6th and 9th A, place right palm in front of your forehead and left palm behind to
              look like a cock )

S3 - 1/4 TURN RIGHT, RIGHT & LEFT DIAGONAL FORWARD CHA CHA,
       ROCKING CHAIR        
1&2     Turning 1/4 right, cha cha forward along right diagonal on RLR
3&4     Cha cha forward along left diagonal on LRL
5-8       Rocking chair on RLRL

S4 – MONTEREY 1/4 TURN RIGHT, TOE STRUTS X 2
1-2       Point R to right side, 1/4 turn right step R together
3-4       Point L to left side, step L together
5-6       Touch right toes forward, step right heel down
7-8       Touch left toes forward, step left heel down

SECTION B
S1 – SIDE, TOUCH, SIDE, TOUCH, JAZZ BOX 1/4 TURN RIGHT
1-2       Step R to right side, touch L together
3-4       Step L to left side, touch R together
            ( Flap both elbows like a chicken flapping its wings )
5-6       Cross R over L, step L back
7-8       1/4 turn right step R to right side, step L together
  
S2 – SIDE, TOUCH, SIDE, TOUCH, BEND & STRAIGHTEN KNEES X 2
1-2       Step R to right side, touch L together
3-4       Step L to left side, touch R together
            ( Flap both elbows like a chicken flapping its wings )
5-6       Bend both knees, straighten both knees leaning body to right side & jabbing both hands
            upwards to right side
7-8       Bend both knees, straighten both knees leaning body to left side & jabbing both hands
            upwards to left side

S3 - SIDE, TOUCH, SIDE, TOUCH, SIDE, KICK, SIDE, KICK
1-2       Step R to right side, touch L together
3-4       Step L to left side, touch R together
            ( Flap both elbows like a chicken flapping its wings )
5-6       Step R to right side, kick L over R
7-8       Step L to left side, kick R over L

S4 -   SIDE, TOUCH, SIDE, TOUCH, PIVOT 1/2 TURN LEFT X 2
1-2       Step R to right side, touch L together
3-4       Step L to left side, touch R together
            ( Flap both elbows like a chicken flapping its wings )
5-6       Step R forward, pivot 1/2 turn left
7-8       Step R forward, pivot 1/2 turn left

Thursday, January 05, 2017

CHA CHA GUO XIN NIAN bm leong 恰恰過新年

Choreographed by BM Leong ( Jan 2017 )
32 counts, 4 walls, beginner line dance
Song used: Cha Cha Guo Xin Nian by Evonne Low   劉珺兒 - 恰恰過新年
Intro: 48 counts – start on vocal.

S1 – LEFT & RIGHT NEW YORK
1-2       Cross R over L, recover onto L
3&4     Cha cha to right side on RLR
5-6       Cross L over R, recover onto R
7&8     Cha cha to left side on LRL

S2 – BASIC BACK & FORWARD CHA CHA
1-2       Rock R forward, recover onto L
3&4     Cha cha backward on RLR
5-6       Rock L back, recover onto R
7&8     Cha cha forward on LRL

S3 – RIGHT SIDE MAMBO, LEFT SIDE MAMBO, DOUBLE HIP ROLLS
1&2     Rock R to right side, recover onto L, step R beside L
3&4     Rock L to left side, recover onto R, step L beside R
5-8       Do a double clockwise hip roll

S4 – FORWARD ROCK, TRIPLE 1/2 TURN RIGHT, PIVOT 1/4 TURN RIGHT,
        FORWARD CHA CHA
1-2       Rock R forward, recover onto L
3&4     Triple 1/2 turn right on RLR
5-6       Step L forward, pivot 1/4 turn right

7&8     Cha cha forward on LRL   

I LIKE IT bm leong

CHA CHA GUO XIN NIAN bm leong 恰恰過新年

Wednesday, January 04, 2017

Tuesday, January 03, 2017